Will Be Held in Branson, Missouri,
Sunday, October 4th thru
Wednesday, October 7th
Further Details will be posted
2009 Laffey Work Party
All 2009 Work Parties are CANCELLED
due to necessary hull repairs!
Mark your calendars: April 18-25, 2009.
plan to attend, please inform Sonny Walker
and give him your preference for sleeping quarters
reserve lower bunks and Forward
Officers Quarters for the OLD GUYS
(I had nothing to do with this request, but I must
admit that the legs just ain't what they used to be!)
We're looking forward to another productive work party.
2951 Colchester Circle
Abingdon, MD 21009
Phone: (410) 515-3223
This is a preliminary
posting so everyone can start making plans on attending.
The actual cost and events will be updated when known!
Printable 2012 Form to use
2012 Ships Reunion
Inn & Suites
196 Patriots Point Rd ,
Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464
Phone: (843) 856-8817 Fax: (843) 856-8818
Toll Free: 1-800-704-4480
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
When: to be posted and updated when known
Room Rates: The 2008 reunion reflect a $5.99 increase from the September 2006 Reunion.
This is a cost of doing business increase.
Be sure and ask for the "Laffey Reunion Rate".
Rate ranges are as follows:
Standard Room: One King or Two Queens: $74.99
Special Room: Two Queen Suit w/Microwave & Refrigerator: $84.99
King Suites: One King Bed, Microwave, Refrigerator, Sofa Sleeper and Two-Person Whirlpool: $94.99
Will post when known / per/adult
Check in: 3:00 PM Sunday, October 5th
Check out: 11:00 AM Thursday, October 9th
We have blocked 80 rooms for our reunion
The Quality Inn & Suites Patriots Point is conveniently located at the
entrance to Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, which is
home to the USS Yorktown, a 19,800 ton aircraft carrier,
USS Clamagore, the Coast
USCG Ingham, and the USS Laffey, the best looking ship
in the place.
This Quality Inn & Suite is minutes from the Charleston Harbor Marina, the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Golfers will love being less than one mile from Patriots Point Golf Links. Enjoy superb dining on picturesque Shem Creek, which is also less than one mile away.
The hotel is situated at the foot of the Cooper River Bridge, the closest hotel to the bridge's new bicycle/pedestrian lane, complete with observation decks and bench-style seating. Also adjacent to the hotel is a nature trail, affording walkers and bicyclers stunning views of the Charleston harbor.
Cross the Cooper River Bridge and enter Charleston's romantic history. Visitors will enjoy graceful antebellum homes, waterfront parks and beautiful gardens. Enjoy unique shopping, horse drawn carriage rides and world-class dining in the Charleston market.
Guests of this Mount Pleasant hotel are invited to enjoy a free breakfast buffet, featuring eggs, bacon, cereals, grits, biscuits and gravy, pastries, fresh fruit and more.
Additional full-service amenities and features include:
Hotel Services and Amenities:
Services/Amenities in All Rooms:
Services/Amenities in Some Rooms:
While booking, please select room types that display these amenities.
The Patriots Point events:
|Laffey 2008 Reunion|
|Mt. Pleasant, SC|
|October 5-8, 2008|
|WELCOME ALL HANDS|
|Quality Inn and Suites|
|196 Patriots Point Rd.|
|Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464|
|Room Cost||$74.99 - $84.99 - $94.99 per night plus tax|
|Reunion cost $140.00 per person|
|10/5/08||Sunday||9:00 til||Registration and Free Day. Hospitality Room Open|
|10/6/08||Monday||9:30AM||Bus leaves hotel for Magnolia Plantation Tour|
|10/6/08||Monday||3:00PM||Arrive Hotel from tour|
|10/6/08||Monday||4:00-5:00PM||Private Showing of "Laffey Men" in USS Yorktown theatre(Private Cars)|
|10/6/08||Monday||Evening||Free time. Hospitality Room Open|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||9:30am||Depart hotel for Memorial Service aboard Laffey (Private cars)|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||10:00AM||Memorial Service aboard Laffey|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||11:00AM-1:00PM||Tour Laffey and Patriots Point|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||2:00PM||Bus departs hotel for Bubba Gump's Seafood Restaurant|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||3:30PM approx||Free time to explore downtown Charleston|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||5:30PM||Depart Bubba Gump's for hotel|
|10/7/08||Tuesday||Evening||Free time. Hospitality Room Open|
|10/8/08||Wednesday||8:30AM||Board of Directors Meeting|
|10/8/08||Wednesday||9:30AM||General Meeting in Hospitality Room|
|10/8/08||Wednesday||11:30AM-6:00PM||Free time. Hospitality Room Open|
Banquet at Omar Temple
6:00 PM Cash Bar opens 7:00 PM
Buffet line opens.
|Free breakfast at the hotel.|
|A bar and grill is next door at the Omar Temple "The Pointe Grill" There is a new footbridge to walk to the restaurant.|
There will be a cash bar
in the hospitality room.
|TUESDAY MORNING: PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE WITHOUT A FULL CAR TO GO TO THE SHIP.|
50-50 and model Raffle drawings at the Banquet.
|IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE SEE SONNY WALKER.|
|Any questions about personal tours, just ask at the desk. There are plenty of brochures in the lobby.|
|PLEASE BE IN LOBBY 15 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE TIMES.|
Please advise Sonny walker if you plan
to attend. A head count is needed in order
to plan the various events. Your President can be reached at
First Reunion Documentary
2003 November Work Party Pictures from Bob Hill
2003 Reunion Pictures from John Matthews
2003 Reunion Pictures from Fred Nardei
2003 March Work Party Pictures from Sonny Walker
2003 (Jan) Mini Work Party Pictures from Sonny Walker
2003 (Jan) Mini Work Party Pictures from Jack MacCaskill
2002 March Work Party Pictures taken by Woody Gedusky
2002 March Work Party Pictures taken by Pete LaCore
2001 Work Party Pictures from Sonny Walker's Album
2000 April Reunion Pictures
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